In Yamal, the pensioner gave fraudsters more than a million rubles per week

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A pensioner from the town of Labytnangi in Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous district within a week transferred 1 million rubles to fraudsters, who promised her compensation for previously purchased nutritional supplements, according to the regional Department of the MIA.

It is noted that the victim of speculators became the 74-year-old woman. For a short time she lost her savings, which was extorted from her, under various pretexts, the one of legend.

According to police, the first call to the pensioner received on may 24. The unknown man reported that dietary supplements are purchased by a woman in 2016, was sold to her at inflated prices, in connection with which compensation is payable in the amount of 360 thousand rubles.

«In the future, in the period from 25 to 31 may, the victim repeatedly received phone calls from unknown individuals, posing as different names, who tricked extorted pensioner’s funds under the pretext of payment of fees, taxes, insurance, and profitable acquisition of certificates in connection with which the trusting pensioner, becoming a victim of fraud, lost their money», — reported in Department of the interior, adding that a total of the inhabitant of Yamal unknown transferred more than 1.1 million rubles.

Currently on this fact investigators opened a criminal case under article «fraud committed in especially large size».